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Friday, May 16

Senior Conner McClure's work, 419 W. Lime Ave., received top honors during the art department's annual, juried, student art exhibit. McClure's piece, along with his peers', was juried by Los Angeles painter Devon Tsuno. Four students in all received... More

Tuesday, May 13

Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Harvey revisits Whittier College's "less-than ferocious" Poet mascot and is impressed with the "Fear the Poet" maxim.

Monday, May 12

From helping homeless people get back on their feet financially to teaching parents how to better read to their children, Whittier College students are adept at finding creative ways to give back to the community.  This year about 90 college... More

Monday, May 05

The Poet team for the first-ever "Know Your Heritage: Hispanic College Quiz" is featured in the Whittier Daily News for their superior showing in the quiz show which was taped last month.

Friday, May 02

Biology professor David Bourgaize takes a critical look at Ben Stein's new documentary, Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed. The film focuses on how proponents of intelligent design have been shunned by academia. Unfortunately, Bourgaize writes,... More

Thursday, May 01

In a commentary published in Inside Higher Ed, President Sharon Herzberger shares ideas on how wealthier institutions of higher education can do more to serve low-income students.

Monday, Apr 28

Five Whittier College students have been named 2008-09 Richard M. Nixon Fellows. As part of the fellowship the students will participate in internships, seminars and activities aimed at increasing their understanding of the political system and U.S... More

Monday, Apr 28

Assistant Professors of Chemistry Ralph Isovitsch and Amy Moskun, along with Whittier students Tenzing Doleck '08 (of Kathmandu, Nepal) and Jonathan Attard '09 (of Lakeview, CA), presented posters detailing their research into organic-inorganic... More

Friday, Apr 25

Charles Bock, Whittier Class of 1991 and author of the 2008 acclaimed novel Beautiful Children, and Tony Barnstone, English professor and noted poet, will both be participants in this two-day, annual Los Angeles event, focusing on writers from a... More

Friday, Apr 25

On April 24, Richard J. Goldstone, Justice of the South African Constitutional Court, spent the day at Whittier College, meeting with students and ending his visit by delivering the 2008 Feinberg Lecture. Preceding the lecture, Goldstone was awarded... More